The name "The United States of America" is more than just the words used to describe the nation. It's a definition. The USA is a collection of "states", a plural often used to describe nations. The "state" of Russia. The "state" of Egypt. The United States of America. The USA isn't just a single nation, it is a collection of little nations with a common culture, but each with its own, unique history and culture. Unlike other collections of states, such as the European Union, the USA shares a common language, and a federal government that unites the nation under laws and a common mission statement embodied in the Constitution of The United States.
While the nation as a whole has a common thread running through it, each state is different. In their own ways, states develop their distinct industries, values, cultures and demographics. Each state has its unique history, from Virginia's British colonial history to Alaska's past as the object of Russian colonization; from Arizona's history going back to the Ho Ho Kam (the ancient indigenous people even the local tribes know little about) to New York's past as the biggest gateway to immigration into the country.
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